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Health Economics, Systems and Policy Research Group (HESPRG)

The HESPRG is a multidisciplinary, cross-departmental group of experts with considerable experience in teaching, research and consultancy in health economics, systems and policy issues in Ghana and other developing countries.

Scope

The Group’s activities cover the following:

  • Research
  • Capacity Building
  • Policy Advocacy
  • Consultancy

Research interests

The Group’s members have considerable experience in the following areas:

  • Health Economics
    • Economic Evaluation
    • Impact Evaluation
    • Health Financing
    • Pharmacoeconomics
    • Poverty and Equity in Health
  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
  • Health Systems and Policy
    • Health Policy Analysis
    • Access to medicines and pharmaceutical Policy
    • Human Resources for Health
    • Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programs

 

Group Membership

Membership of the Group is drawn from the following units:

  1. School of Public Health

         a. Moses Aikins, PhD, Associate Professor, Health Economist

         

         Profile: http://www.ug.edu.gh/hppm/staff/prof-moses-aikins

         

         b. Justice Nonvignon, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Health Economist

                  

         Profile: http://www.ug.edu.gh/hppm/staff/dr-justice-nonvignon

         

        c. Genevieve Cecilia Aryeetey, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Health Economist

       

 

 

        d. Dr. Patricia Akweongo, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Health Economist

 

   2. School of Pharmacy

        a. Augustina Koduah, PhD, Lecturer, Health Policy/Systems Analyst

 

        b. Ebenezer K. Tetteh, PhD, Lecturer, Health Economist

 

   3. Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research

        a. Ama Pokuaa Fenny, PhD, Research Fellow, Health Economist

        

        http://isser.edu.gh/index.php/senior-members/94-dr-ama-fenny

 

   4. University of Ghana Business School

        a. Roger Atinga, PhD, Lecturer, Health Policy/Systems Analyst

        

        http://ugbs.ug.edu.gh/ugbsfaculty/profile-faculty_member/atinga-roger-ayimbillah

 

   5. Economics Department, KNUST

        a. Jacob Novignon, PhD, Lecturer, Health Economist

        

        https://webapps.knust.edu.gh/staff/dirsearch/profile/summary/3c2ff86b3461.html

 

ADDRESS: Health Economics, Systems and Policy Research Group (HESPRG)

                  Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management (HPPM),

                  School of Public Health

                  University of Ghana

                  P.O. Box LG 13

                  Legon - Ghana

EMAIL: HESPRG@ug.edu.gh